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substantially in the coming years. miss breed, mr. everett, and miss johnson, if the city needs to generate new revenue to balance its budget, what new or increased taxes or fees should it consider? çk w miss breed, mr. everett and mr. johnson. >> london breed. i think part of what i see is a lot of waste and i also see a lot of very high salaries. i think we need to start by making sure, for example, when not going to pay for bottled water and that saved the city millions of dollars. i think we need to start looking at things, like cutting the costs on the number of vehicles we use, gas and some of the basics in order to save revenue in that capacity. we also need to look at the salaries. i know that we, as members of the board of supervisors, that is a little bit more difficult, because we get into potentially micromanaging. but in terms of fees, there are a number of ways to look at new fees, but i do think that we need to manage what we have now in a responsible way before we start to open the door to new opportunities to increasing revenue for the city. >> thank you. mr. everett. >> wh
of people who can afford it the least. >> thank you, miss johnson. >> if you look on the sheets that has all of our combined answers you will see that i'm one the few people who doesn't support a lot of new taxes. i have served on the sunshine task force and we had a lot of members of public come in front of us, looking for reasons why all of these projects were overbudget and i think there is a lot of waste there government. we just talked about the hetch hetchy matter and building was supposed to be $140 million, but it was actually $65 million over budget. the department of public works doesn't even have all of its receipts. the bond oversight committee is supposed to be have access to those receipts. they can't get them. so we ce[6ud money is not accounted for. we found waste in the arts commission, which the controllers office confirmed and the civil grand jury confirm and we also found waste in various other departments. and this board of supervisors needs people on it who will actually ask those questions. thank you. we have a couple other candidates who wanted to jump in here.
. >> president hwang: thank you. >> i'll call item 7 (7) appeal no. 12-089 henry johnson, appellant(s) versus police department, respondent. 1195 quesada street. appealing the denial on july 23, 2012, of tow car operator permit for hearing today. we will start with the appellant, mr. johnson. you have seven minutes to present your case. >> good evening to you all. i'm here today -- the decision that they made due to a fine that my first permit i should have kept, and instead of the second one. i don't want to waste too much of your time tonight, but i have a family to feed and this is what i do here in san francisco, tow cars for the last 17 years. and never had no problems here. so that's what i'd like to say. >> vice president fung: sir, i was a little confused by what is really before us in this case. you applied for a tow driver -- you submitted a tow driver application for a new company named nelson. >> no. for bay ridge. i have previously held one for numerous years, just until i branched off to get a second job with a second company. >> vice president fung: and what's the name of that
or eliminated to help balance the city's budget. we would like to hear answers from mr. johnson, miss davis and miss olague. >> i will give you two examples of where he i would start to look. one we had with regard to the mta a major problem with work orders and waste and inefficiencies and we see other agencies basically cannibalizing muni. muni buss are being fixed with plastic bags and duct-tape. that kind of waste and inefficiency should be cut out of the system immediately. we need to look at our upper management fee schedules, including the highest paid police chief and some of the highest paid top brass at the police department. so i would start to look at our master fee schedules at the upper management levels where we can save some money. >> thank you. miss johnson? >> i agree with that, the sfmta is one of the areas where we found the department whose money was going places that nobody was looking for. that is what i'm trying to talk about. and you can throw more money at it, but a lot of people who have been there have been there a long time running our state. and this is the
of the page. >> the next three hours is your turn to tap with author and lecturer's even johnson, the best-selling science writer will talk about the cyberworld, popular culture and computer networking as a political tool. mr. johnson is the author of eight nonfiction books including every name, were good ideas come from an the 2012 release, future perfect. >> host: steven johnson come in your newest book, in a network age, use those term pre-progressive. what is that? >> guest: it is my attempt to come up with a term for this new political philosophy that i see emerging all around me. the book is really people who are trying to change the world in trying to ban progress, but he don't completely fit the existing models that we have between the left in the right or democrats and republicans. they believe in many ways that the way the internet was built, the way the web was built, the way things that wikipedia were built, using these collaborative. the works, where people come together from different points of view and openly collaborating, building ideas, that that mechanism is a tremendous
the opportunity to watch up close one of the most arresting trial lawyers of his generation. hiram johnson, of whom i'm speaking, was a young lawyer in san francisco who was could upon to take over a corruption case against the city's mayor and some co-conspirators in a bribery scandal. he took over the case, he was second chair of the case at the outset but took over the first chair when the lead prosecutor was shot in the head in court by a dismissed juror. law students, take note. [laughter] it -- johnson made his name in that case and went on to serve as governor of california and to spearhead a singular political movement in the state's history which was the rise of the california progressives. the progressives were, by today's definitions, a bit of a hybrid, and they are sometimes also misunderstood. they were importantly not populist. it was not a pop list movement per se. they were largely middle class men, many were -- many ran small businesses. their principal target of their reform efforts was the southern pacific whose political influence they deplored and which kept them -- wh
? and then, penny for his thoughts, details of an exclusive interview with jc penney's ceo, ron johnson. how long before his grand turn around plan shows results? and a bit of a turn around for the markets. are we -- we are down as we come on the air. sue herera, by 60 points? >> that's right, ty, a modest decline. yesterday when we started here, we were up triple digits, today, both the dow and the s & p lower, profit taking perhaps or something more. let's get the trading action here with bob pisani joins me from the floor. i would say it is a little profit taking. we still have a a lot of data points we still have the employment report out on friday and we'd big triple digit advance in the dow. >> very frustrating to say we are still moving on europe. happenness every day makes people crazy, look at the dow jones industrial average, waiting for spain to ask for a bailout request. it is that simple. 11:15, 11:30, the prime minister of spain came caught and said you listen, we are not going to make any requests imminently, we don't know what the word imminent means. don't know if it's going
. no carla johnson from the office of disability. -- we have carla johnson from the office of disability. i want to especially it acknowledge my colleague to help us get the resources and brought legal expertise to the table. i do not want to take too much of your time. thank you for coming. >> thank you, supervisor chu. i want to express my admiration for a supervisor chu's commitment to you. so, from our office, what we heard, many small businesses were receiving lawsuits regarding it the ada. tonight we will hear about the legal requirements, what has been in place. any small businesses that nderst informed as far as their obligations for the ada, there are the mechanisms to provide that information to you. so, we are tasked with providing the information. there have been about 300 small businesses that have received the lawsuits. knee individuals who use this mechanism and come up -- the individual to use this mechanism. while it is important to have ada access, but we want you to understand there are individuals out there taking a look at your vulnerability. we have a packet of informa
>> hello. i'm bruce johnson, everybody. thanks for joining us. a virginia man is in critical condition tonight after being hit by an alleged drunk driver in clara done. the 27-year-old was struck in a popular bar and restaurant area. that's where ken molestina is standing by live tonight. ken? >> reporter: that victim was taken to george washington university hospital where he still remains in critical condition tonight. i've been talking to folks out here. they say this crash illustrates just how dangerous this strip out here can be. this picture taken shows the damage to the front windshield of the car that slammed into the pedestrian. police say the driver of the car, 22-year-old tyler willis was drunk and speeding when he hit the 27-year-old man who was not on a crosswalk. willlies was arrested by -- willis was arrested by police on the scene. >> i've seen a lot of drunk people that kind of meander into the middle of the road and not really look both ways. >> it's always pretty congested and people, you know, just trying to get where they need to go and get a little aggr
and emergency plans. superintendent dance and baltimore county police chief james johnson are going to be scheduled to speak at today's event. this year's conference is expected to be the largest ever. >>> when it comes to school safety, one huge problem that educators and parents and students are trying to prevent is bullying. >> october is national bullying prevention month and today a statewide conference will be held at the university of maryland's college park campus. and sherrie johnson is live with more on the conference and, why is it so important? >> reporter: well, basically, parents and educatorwant to team up to keep the schools safe for students. now teams from across the state will head to college park to attend this conference. but actually it started yesterday. the majority of the folks will head to the conference today. now first lady of maryland katy o'malley will be there and the state superintendent and folks that will try to keep the schools safer. this is the third year for the event which coincide with magazinessal -- national bullying prevention month. those
animal carcinogen, it was in seasame street character brands, and johnson & johnson brand baby shampoo. this is some of the lipstick products. some of you may have seen we had a bill in california industry, they said we can't get lead out of lipstick. but it is not in 39 percent of the products that we
much you can do. host: thanks for calling. this on twitter -- on facebook -- gary johnson will be on this program to take your calls in about an hour, 8:30 eastern time. the last call from texas reminds us of the interview with ross belprospero. -- with ross perot. richard spoke with him down in plano, texas. the headline, the u.s. is headed for disaster. the full interview with richard wolfe of "usa today" talking with perot, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. [video clip] >> do you think if we had had a administration from 1993 it through 2001, that things would be different today in terms of our fiscal picture? >> i would make every effort. i would have had to deal with the two parties. i would've gone directly to the american people for their full support. once you actually have that, you probably can get them to agree to anything, including a bad idea, which i would not have done. someone asked someone if he still stood for anything, and he said, "young man, i stand for reelection." host: that was an interview with ross perot. and here's the front page written by richard of to d
is target, second is sirius xm, third is clorox, clx. fourth is disney, dis, and last is johnson & johnson, jnj. >> all right. let me go to work. sirius, the classic final station. 26, it can't be beaten. sirius is entertainment. disney -- let's call it radio. that would conflict with disney. that's true entertainment. johnson & johnson, pharma. target one of the best retailers in the world. and clorox -- too much like johnson & johnson. this is tough. we are going to get rid of clorox and bring a little industrial in there. why don't we put in, yes, i don't mind saying it, ge, since it's one of the biggest positions in -- or you can do 3m. which made a really good executive decision today that i liked very much about not overpaying for avery dennison. let's go to sandy in ohio. >> caller: boo-yah to you. calling to see if i am diversified. >> okay. >> caller: my five stocks are emc, procter & gamble, pg, bristol-myers, bmy, conagra, cag and vodafone, vad. >> detected a philadelphia accent among that ohio moniker. >> high-yielding telco from europe. not my favorite but that's okay. bristol
. san jose state defense incredible holding navy to 144 total yards. led by travis johnson eight tackles. johnson graduated from king's academy sunnyvale. a 43 are there san jose state wins,,,,,,,,,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. >>> dozens of people in san francisco took part in the walk to and alzheimer's the why part of a nationwide fund-raising effort part of 14 walks in northern california and nevada. northern california and nevada. that's it for us see you,,,,,, no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same
. laborers council. tim, thank you for being here. the film commission, patrick johnson, thank you for stepping up. an invaluable planning council that i will be working closely with as we move into the new health care challenges for our city and state and country, that is our hiv services planning council. gabriel ortega, thank you for stepping up. mark, thank you for being here. [applause] a very important commission, our immigrant rights commission, who is constantly challenged by the need to reform our immigration policies, but to make sure that when people try to vote this year that they will not be intimidated. we've got to work harder for the rest of the country. we can show the way here. i know the leadership will come from sonia. thank you for stepping up. our state has presented, and our country has presented, a challenge to us for our seniors and the need for long-term care. we're going to be working closely with the long term care coordinating council. thank you, tracy. [applause] thank you for stepping up. and for teaching me how to pronounce your name. our mta newest
from harry truman to barack obama with the exception of lyndonm johnson who tried but fail today meet her. i remember being impressed whenr an official at the american embassy in london told me that during the memorial service att st. paul's cathedral after the 9/11 attacks, the queen sang every single word of the american national anthem. and i would betsi that therem. aren't any presidents who canh sing all the words to "god save the queen." since we are here today on the national mall, i thought i woul focus on the queen's fondness ml for this country and its people, pote little known and well known, and in so doingnown illuminate corners of her life that can help you understand her better. the queen to help understand her better. it was most often played out in state visits here when it was written. one was the first came to washington in 1951, she was a 25-year-old princess, only months away from becoming queen. harry truman was completely smitten, announcing that when everyone becomes acquainted with you, they immediately followed that with you. like those who followed him, trum
gary johnson will be joining us. we will begin with mark from illinois on the line for independence. caller: i just have to say that the whole republican and democratic thing is getting out of control. i am 62 years old. i go back from eisenhower on. i call them republicrats. they all go for the same corporations. is so undemocratic it is ridiculous. we have to get somebody new in the system. it is gridlock. the congress cannot get anything done. these people just go make deals and make money for themselves. we have to get some new blood into this system. host: thank you for the call. we will be covering the debates. we invite you to watch and engage the mentor of the debates. you can do this on our facebook page. -- engage in the debates. we have covered every debate since 1984. the first debates took place and 1960, 52 years ago. next is bill also on the line for independents. caller: no more important today than they have been in the past. the two main parties, it gets harder and harder to distinguish them from one another. it gives the person a chance to really put out and vote
straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> thank you, shu. >> and coming up, the presidential candidates gear up for their first big debate. what they are doing to prepare. and an abc7 news i team investigation. we'll be right back. good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. i am alan wang. in tonight's headlines, federal arson investigators were called to vallejo after a fire destroyed davis' law offic
to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7 sports report is brought to you by river rock casino. >> thank you, shu. >> and coming up, the presidential candidates gear up for their first big debate. what they are doing to prepare. and an abc7 news i team investigation. @ i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it could save you tho
to do this. thank you, arnold. >> secretary richardson, do you think in johnson could be nominated as democratic candidate to president of the united states today? >> i do think so. the moderate wing, the moderate clinton-johnson -- i want to make one point, despite senator mccain's joke about governors. [laughter] i noticed arnold said something about body mass in his opening speech. the four governors here, and i do not mean to disparage what is happening in washington, we as governors, and i hope the schwarzenegger institute does not abandon states and local government and county commissions. we have to work together with the legislature. we have to balance the budget or we go to jail. maybe that is how some got there. so by partisanship -- bipartisanship athens. i worked with arnold when we were governors on clean energy. on climate change. we were ahead. immigration -- with charlie on health care. by the way, john and i came to the congress, said the same time. we worked on navajo issues and creating a federal boxing commission and native american issues with tom daschle. i th
that we found in facebook, electronic art, apple, visa, johnson & johnson, google, twitter, yelp, [stko*-eupbg/]a, gap, levi strauss, lucas film, advent software, sales force, san francisco opera, [kao*-eurbgsz/] transplant and recovery, also the california pacific medical center relocation consulting cancer treatment transplant and recovery. so as you can see, sometimes corporate housing is a necessity in san francisco when it provides a service to families trying to access affordable health care in our great city. thank you supervisor chiu, wiener, mar and cohen. >> thank you very much and i want to clarify for folks who are listening obviously that there are needs for individuals that live in our city in a less than permanent basis and what we're trying to get at is short-term use under 30 days particularly by corporations that are allowing folks to use units for the weekend, for a week, for very short-term basis that we refer to as corporate hotelization. next speaker, please. >> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is noni, although i am active in landlord issues i'm representin
captioning made possible by johnson & johnson, where quality products for the american family have been a tradition for generations >> osgood: good morning. i'm charles osgood and this is sunday morning. here's a question for our high-tech times. now that we're all so beautifully connected through electronic wizardry, social media and all that, why is it that in the midst of all this there is a pervasive sense of separation even loneliness. there's a disconnect somehow. could it be that all these devices that bring us together in so many ways are actually isolating us in others? that is a question susan spencer will be exploring in our sunday morning cover story. >> reporter: everywhere you look everyone is looking down. we can't seem to take our eyes off our phones. not for an instant. >> i love my smart phone. reporter: you're not afraid that you too will fall into this trap of becoming obsessed? >> no. i'm not worried about being fixated. >> reporter: okay. hang on just a second, okay. what about you? could you live without your smart phone? later on sunday morning. yeah, i know
of the johnson amendment, nonprofit charities and churches from endorsing or supporting political candidates and the law was added to the tax code by then senator lynn done b johnson, some historians say as to silence them. and some say the law is unconstitutional. the irs has no business make ago theological determination that certain topics are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> but organizations like americans united for separation of church and state. say the johnson amendment must be be upheld to protect the divide between faith and politics. >> what's at stake is the integrity of churches. churches are not supposed to be political action committees. people don't go to church for the purpose of hearing who to vote for for the city council or president, they go there for spiritual solace, they go there for personal, moral instruction to learn about their holy scriptures, not to be told who is the best president. >> this is the fifth year of freedom sunday. in the election year, the participating pastors has grown thee-fold. the goal is to get the irs law to be thrown
johnson named marshall to the supreme court of the u.s. this great grandson of slaves became the first black man to serve in the nation's highest court. now at age 84, he is retired and able to bask in the memories that are the bedrock of what is his historic career. >> you know i can remember back in 1933, when i started to practice. if i remember correctly, at that stage, my ambition was to be a magistrate. that was, so i sort of got beyond that. >> president eisenhower once said that appointing earl warren as chief justice was the biggest damful decision i have ever made. it was clear that warren surprised eisenhower and led the court in a direction he did not expect. that is sometime it is case when it comes to supreme court appointment. >> reporter: the supreme court, a couple of generations ago follows the election returns. does it? well that's hard to say. when the supreme court in 1954 in brown deed board of education ruled that separate was inherently unequal in education and became the slow painful process of integrating schools the decision was anonymous and was written by w
that made it. >> i would like you to meet michael johnson. he has been in the program for over 8 years. >> nice to me you. what inspired your photography? >> i am inspired everything that i see. the greatest thing about being a photographer is being able to show other people what i see. i have mostly worked in cuba and work that i shot here in san francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visibility than i would see in any store front. this would cost us relatively very little. >> i am so happy to meet you. i wish you all of the best. >> you are the wonderful artist that makes these color coding. >> nice to me to. >> i have been a street artist since 1976. >> how did you decide to be a street artist? >> i was working on union square. on lunch hours, i would be there visiting the artist. it was interesting, exciting, and i have a creative streak in me. it ranges from t-shirts, jackets, hats. what is the
johnson event, which prevents nonprofits from endorsing or supporting political candidates. it was added to the tax code by lyndon b. johnson. some historians say as a way to silence his critics. attorney jordan laurs, says the law is unconstitutional. >> the irs has no business making a theological determination that certain topics are off limits if you are having church on the weekend. >> reporter: but organizations like americans united for a separation of church special state say the johnson amendment must be upheld to protect the divide between faith and politicians. >> what is at stake is the integrity of churches. churches are not supposed to be political action committees am people don't go to church tow hfer hear to vote for for the city council or president. they go for spiritual solace and to learn about the holy scripture, want to be told who is the best president. >> reporter: this is the fifth year of public freedom sunday. the number of pastors has grown three-fold from just last year. their ultimate goal is to have the irs law declared unconstitutional and the other is to
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